be'-k'-n. The translation of the Hebrew toren, which usually means "mast" (compare Isaiah 33:23; Ezekiel 27:5), but in Isaiah 30:17 being used in parallelism with "ensign" the meaning may be "signal-staff" (Isaiah 30:17 the American Revised Version, margin "pole").

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BEACON'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.